Genetic variation and nutrition in relation to coronary artery disease.

@article{Singh1999GeneticVA,
  title={Genetic variation and nutrition in relation to coronary artery disease.},
  author={Ram B. Singh and Mohammad Arif Niaz},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 12},
  pages={
          1185-90
        }
}
There is evidence that coronary artery disease (CAD), hypertension, diabetes mellitus (DM) and hyperlipidemia develop due to interaction of genetic and environmental factors during transition from poverty to affluence. Rapid transition in diet and lifestyle factors may influence heritability of the variant phenotypes that are dependent on the nutrient environment for their expression. We are beginning to recognize the interaction of specific nutrients with the genetic code possessed by all… CONTINUE READING

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